Chris Webber announced his retirement after 15 NBA seasons on Wednesday. Webber finished with career averages of 20.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists. Becoming one of six players to to average at least 20 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Four of those players (Larry Bird, Wilt Chamberlain, Billy Cunningham and Elgin Baylor) are in the Hall of Fame. One of them (Kevin Garnett), will surely be inducted once he decides to call it quits.
Will Chris Webber join that hallowed list of Hall of Famers?
Webber’s numbers are border line Hall of Fame worthy. Yet his career averages are very similar to Hall of Fame power forwards Dave DeBusschere (16.1 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 2.9 apg), Elvin Hayes (21.0 ppg, 12.5 rpg, 1.8 apg), and Jerry Lucas (17.0 ppg, 15.6 rpg, 3.3 apg). [Read]